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Frank "Moose" "Yogi" Yodice, Sr.

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MILLSBORO, Del. - Mr. Frank "Moose" "Yogi" Yodice, Sr. of Millsboro, DE, formerly of Wayne, NJ, passed away on Friday, February 1, 2013. He was 88 years old. Frank was born on August 12, 1924 in Paterson, NJ to the late Thomas and Consiliga Ricciardi Yodice. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by a brother, Tony Yodice and sisters, Betty Festa and Louise Sarsfield. He worked as a beamer at Sterling Textile for 40 years. He also worked as a carpenter for Diemare Construction for 12 years, and a driver for Haledon Auto Parts both in Haledon NJ. He was a member of the VFW Post 129 Fife Drum and Bugle Corps in Paterson, NJ.  He was a member of Our Lady of the Valley Roman Catholic Church in Wayne, NJ.  He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He was "one in a million."

He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Adeline M. Naples Yodice of Millsboro, DE; a son, Frank C. Yodice and wife Marrianne of Butler, NJ, daughter, Marlene VanVliet and husband Michael of Millsboro, DE, and daughter, Bobbi Yodice-Pavlak of Milford, DE, sisters, Marie Bino and Dolly Kerr of Wayne, NJ and a brother, Angelo Yodice of Florida, six grandchildren, Tara, Frank V., Nick and Marc Yodice, Charlie Galante and Alexa Pavlak, and six great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, DE where friends may call after 11:00 AM.  Burial will be private.  Deacon Dennis Hayden will officiate. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963. Letters of condolence may be emailed via Watson Funeral Home's website.

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